Centaku Media Podcast – Episode #00: Let’s Try That Again (+ Show Notes)

This is the re-inaugural episode of the Centaku Media podcast, which is a reboot of “The CEN.TAKU.ME Podcast” that was started a little over a decade ago, with only a few episodes released. With a renewed outlook of how I want to produce content, I am reattempting a podcast format in hopes of connecting with like-minded people who are into anime and the things in-between!


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Flamingosis – Gucci Gang (Future Funk Remix) [Music Spotlight]

I’ve been wanting to write something about Future Funk for a while, although I’ve managed to write about it here and there in a few posts on the blog. However, I figured this song would be a good quick introduction into the music genre that only netizens only understand. Enter the “fan” remix of “Gucci Gang” by Lil’ Pump from Flamingosis.


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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Frozen Teardrop [Novel Impressions]

This post was originally published in June 2013. In honor of 2020 being the 25th anniversary of Gundam Wing, here is the republication of my review of the novel sequel to Gundam Wing, Frozen Teardrop.

Important: since it’s been so long since I read what was translated in the novels, I made a slight error that was pointed out by a commenter on the previous blog. I still have the comment somewhere in the massive MySQL file that I managed to save, but it’s buried in my to-do list of other things I got caught up in. Please feel free to (constructively, politely, please) correct me in the meantime!


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Ivy – Sonata of Temptation [Music Spotlight]

K-Pop solo artist Ivy released a music video for her song “Sonata of Temptation” a little over a decade ago (which I originally talked about back in 2009 on the blog before the relaunch), and it was quite the topic–not just around K-Pop communities, but around Final Fantasy fan circles as well…


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Channel Surfing: Pokémon: Twilight Wings Miniseries

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Commentary - Pokémon: Twilight Wings

Today’s Channel Surfing entry is of a new webseries called Pokémon: Twilight Wings. It is based on the eighth and current generation of the franchise’s Sword and Shield series, set in the Galar region. When I first found out about it, I thought it was the plot of the recently announced expansions for Gen 8, and I hesitated as I saw that it involved Leon and Chairman Rose: the reason being is that at the time I didn’t participate in the championships yet, and didn’t want to be spoiled of the “results”, hahaha! Then I saw “anime series”, and had to drop everything I was doing at the moment to check it out.


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